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Cian Tracey: 'Munster's attacking game can only be judged when first-choice backline is fit' Game Plan Van Graan: Looking for sharper edge. Photo: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile Sixteen games into the new season and Johann van Graan has still been unable to select his first-choice backline. It's the kind of headache that no head coach wants as they enter a new calendar year, but that...
William Sitwell given Telegraph critic job months after ‘killing vegans’ joke The former Waitrose Food magazine editor says his first article will be on plant-based food. William Sitwell has become a Daily Telegraph restaurant critic (Royal Voluntary Service/PA) Former Waitrose Food magazine editor William Sitwell, who stepped down after controversially joking about “killing vegans”, has been hired as a restaurant critic for...
Charlie Weston: 'A paltry €5 extra a week won't make us better off in 2019'   Stock image Most workers will have a few more euro in their wallets and purses from the start of the new year due to income tax changes from the Budget. From March, pensioners and other social welfare recipients will be better off. But it won't be much and...
Boy (14) on murder charge after crash caused by row over eggs   The 14-year-old driver smashed into a pick-up truck after running a red light in Texas. (stock photo) A Texas teenager has been charged with murder in relation to a fatal crash from a car chase that started because of eggs thrown at other cars. The teenager, a 14-year-old boy, had...
Death toll from Russian apartment building collapse reaches 39 Rescuers work at the site of a partially collapsed apartment block in Magnitogorsk, Russia in this handout photo released by Russian Emergencies Ministry January 2, 2019. Russian officials have ended the search of a collapsed apartment building, with rescue crews finding 39 victims and one survivor in the three-and-a-half days since part...
Ireland and Germany will ‘stand by’ Brexit Withdrawal Agreement But Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said it was the UK’s responsibility to propose a solution. The Irish and German leaders have pledged to “stand by” the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement. It comes as Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said Ireland will not accept any change to the deal that renders the backstop inoperable. Mr Varadkar also said the threat of...
FTSE 100 closes up after late rebound A late surge in oil prices saw Royal Dutch Shell and BP shares benefit. The FTSE 100 got off to a positive start in 2019 (John Stillwell/PA) The FTSE 100 managed to start the new year on the front foot on Wednesday, ending in positive territory after being weighed down early on by disappointing economic...
Paddy Agnew: 'Europe 2019: In freefall or heading for recovery at last?' The beggars and protesters on the streets of Europe are an embodiment of the crisis gripping the EU, writes Paddy Agnew Protest: Sarajevo residents gather on December 25 in a show a solidarity with demonstrations in the city of Banja Luka over the unresolved death of David Dragicevic (22)...
Landlords are issuing bogus cleaning invoices in bid to keep deposits Cash: There are warnings of how landlords duping tenants out of deposits puts them at risk of being homeless. Stock Image Some landlords are issuing tenants with bogus cleaning invoices in a bid to deduct money from deposits, the Irish Independent can reveal. National housing charity Threshold has said that the...
Diverse new US Congress convenes It is the first new Congress to convene during a partial government shutdown. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez takes a selfie with Ann McLane Kuster and Barbara Lee, on the first day of the 116th Congress (J Scott Applewhite/AP) Cheering Democrats have returned Nancy Pelosi to the House speaker’s post as the 116th Congress ushered in the most diverse class...

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